Oxford-University Stadium at Swayze Field is the home of the University of Mississippi Rebels college baseball team and is located in Oxford, Mississippi. It is named in honor of Tom Swayze, a former Ole Miss baseball player and coach. Tom Swayze was a 3 year letterman and over 21 years of coaching he achieved a record of 361–201–2. He also was at the helm of the team for four SEC Championships and three College World Series appearances. The last College World Series appearance by the U of Mississippi occurred in 1972 and their last SEC Championship was in 2009.
The $3.75 million stadium opened on February 19, 1989 with a double header sweep of Cumberland University. The actual stadium sits on city property off-campus and was built by the City of Oxford, using cigarette and hotel taxes to pay for it.
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